While highly creative, the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien was influenced by a number of
sources. ... The Lord of the Rings is a sequel to The Hobbit and so shares
influences with it. ... from evil"...
Dec 27, 2012 ... One of the biggest holiday films this year, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,"
is based on British writer J.R.R. Tolkien's 1937 fantasy novel.
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... Tolkien's fascination with the American frontier has also been argued by ...
However, David S. Bratman, another scholar of Tolkien's work, does not buy it.
Author of the essay, "Hobbit Names Aren't From Kentucky," Bratman ...
Dec 5, 2007 ... ... Scots-Irish and English Borderers, and discount the idea of any connection. But
Tolkien may not have had that association, and in this case it is not accurate
anyway. ... I looked up all those Hobbit-names, comparing that part of KY with the
rest of KY, and with ... Likely true, but I'm not likely to do it myself...
Aug 1, 2013 ... They can give us experiences we have never had and instead of .... The story of
how Tolkien came to write The Hobbit has passed into legend. ... I want to
mention that there is a Kentucky connection to Tolkien and hobbits.
Dec 19, 2014 ... But for the most part, a sort of Tolkien-Jackson hybrid material has ... Indeed,
some Hobbit scholars do not think the treasure drove Thorin mad at all, but ... But
in trying to make that connection, Jackson also punched some holes. ..... IA, KS,
KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY ...
Jun 25, 2014 ... What are all of the stories that connect to The Lord of the Rings? .... This stuff ain't
"notes" (but it does also contain a lot of dry - although ...
Dec 14, 2014 ... Did J.R.R. Tolkien ever write a deeper connection between The Hobbit ... Most of
this you would get simply by reading The Hobbit and The Lord ...
J.R.R. Tolkien may have created Middle-earth, but he lived a life full of other great
achievements. ... that his most famous work does not have a direct connection to
the dictator or, as others have suggested, Joseph Stalin. ... 'The Hobbit' and 'The
Lord of the Rings' weren't intended to be hits. .... That's def...
Let's start with the obvious, the ring. The one ring is the object that Tolkien uses to
tie his initial ... Gimli and Gloin have the father-son connection between the books
, as do King Thranduil and Legolas. Additionally, the Spiders of Mirkwood are ...